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 Applying for veterinary school is a complex process. Use this page to keep yourself organized and to keep track of important dates and deadlines.

DVM Important Application Dates


 Necessary Applications


 Summary of Application Submission Requirements


​If the following items are NOT received before September 17, 2018 @ 10 p.m.​ MDT, your Colorado Supplemental Application will be designated as INELIGIBLE and will be eliminated from further review by the Admissions Committee.

  • VMCAS Application & Fee
  • CSA Application & Fee
  • GRE scores (V,Q,A) self-reported in CSA
  • VMCAS LORs (3) 

 DVM Admissions Contact

  • May 2019: VMCAS Application opens

  • July 2019: Colorado Supplemental Application (CSA) opens​

  • August 12, 2019: last day to take GRE exam

  • September 1, 2019: course su​bstitution request, received via email to

  • September 17, 2019: transcripts received by VMCAS; we strongly suggest SEPT. 1 as there will be n​o exceptions for late transcripts

  • September 17, 2019: VMCAS Application due

  • September 17, 2019: Colorado Supplemental Application due

  • September 17, 2019: deadline to submit residency application to your WICHE state certifying officer for WICHE residency certification

  • September 17, 2019: documents required for resolution of tuition classification (residency/domicile) issues and/or legal disciplinary items must be submitted before September 3 to ensure resolution by September 17

  • Late-December 2019: candidates notified for an invite to interview or a deny status

  • January 18-19, 2020: interviews

  • February  1-7, 2020: approximate date to release decisions (offer, alternate,deny) 

  • April 15, 2020: deadline to accept/decline an offer

  • July 15, 2020: for offer/alternate status candidates, receipt of a final transcript  is due showing successful completion of any provisional/required prerequisites

  • August 17-21, 2020: approximate orientation dates for the 2020 matriculating class​​

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